Paul Needham

Chairman of the Board of Simpa Networks

    Paul Needham is an economist, Fintech and Cleantech serial entrepreneur with over 19 years of experience as CEO and board member, leading companies from inception to successful exits.

    Paul is a member of the board at TCR Innovations, a global network of sustainability CEOs that advises companies and investors on climate risk, sustainability, energy, and innovation.

    He is cofounder, former CEO and Chairman at Simpa Networks, the leading rooftop solar leasing company in India. Paul served on the board of CAMFED USA, a not-for-profit organization that tackles poverty and HIV/AIDS by investing in the education of girls in Africa. Paul cofounded the advertising technology company, BidClix, later acquired by aQuantive and Microsoft. He is now working on applications of blockchain technology to address the pressing needs of sustainable economic development.